Scalping Definition

verb
The sale of something (especially a ticket for a popular show or sporting event) at a price far in excess of its face value and usually just before the event’s beginning; the buying of a security by someone with inside knowledge, such as a broker, before recommending that security for purchase to his/her client(s). Both the foregoing are considered unethical, and the first is illegal in many jurisdictions. The act of selling items at a price far in excess of face value.
Webster's New World Law

Present participle of scalp.

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noun

The action by which someone is scalped.

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A fraudulent form of market manipulation in which a person buys shares immediately before recommending the shares to others, thus driving the price up.

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Other Word Forms of Scalping

Noun

Singular:
scalping
Plural:
scalpings

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